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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City

Everywhere. Everyday.

four stars

92.72

5801 West 115th Street Suite 201
Overland Park, KS 66211
tel: (913) 327-8100   Web Site
EIN: 44-0545913

Board Leadership
John Isenberg
Board Chair

CEO
Helene Lotman
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.72 four stars
  Financial 93.53 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City works to sustain and enhance Jewish life at home and around the world. Everywhere. Everyday.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City works to sustain and enhance Jewish life at home and around the world. Everywhere. Everyday.

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Financial

four stars

93.53

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
82.6%
  Administrative Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.62
  Program Expenses Growth 3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City (KS) 92.72 four stars
Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago (IL) 90.60 four stars
UJA-Federation of New York (NY) 89.47 three stars
UJA Federation of Greenwich (CT) 85.66 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis (IN) 94.78 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,472,277
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $403,935
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,876,212
   Program Service Revenue $129,201
Total Primary Revenue $8,005,413
   Other Revenue $75,009
TOTAL REVENUE $8,080,422
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,142,480
   Administrative Expenses $611,178
   Fundraising Expenses $537,965
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,291,623
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $788,799
   
Net Assets $26,282,003

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Grant Distribution $4,456,551 72.6%
Leadership Development $1,153,886 18.8%
Community Relations Agency $532,043 8.7%

Ratings History
Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 02/01/2019 92.72 four stars
2016-09 12/01/2018 91.37 four stars
2015-09 08/01/2017 90.23 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 91.45 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 90.87 four stars
2013-09 07/01/2015 84.21 three stars
2013-09 12/01/2014 83.45 three stars
2012-09 10/01/2013 82.29 three stars
2011-09 07/01/2012 81.09 three stars
2010-09 02/01/2012 80.55 three stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 81.39 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 72.23 two stars
2008-09 05/01/2010 86.61 three stars
2007-09 12/01/2008 87.10 three stars
2006-09 12/01/2007 91.36 four stars
2005-09 02/01/2007 80.23 three stars
2004-09 01/01/2006 82.49 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 44-0545913
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER KANSAS CITY
NTEE Code T70
NTEE Classification Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date August, 1948
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$173,807 2.38% Helene Lotman President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City (KS) 92.72 four stars
Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties (CA) 97.18 four stars
Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York (NY) 88.45 three stars
Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago (IL) 90.60 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 90.71 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City
5801 West 115th Street
Suite 201
Overland Park, KS 66211
tel: (913) 327-8100
fax: (913) 327-8110
EIN: 44-0545913

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Board Leadership

John Isenberg
Board Chair

CEO

Helene Lotman
President & CEO

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